June 4 to June 15th 2014
Ciao! Welcome to the 40th edition of Italian Week, one of Ottawa’s most popular cultural festivals. Drawing over 150,000 visitors each year, this celebration of all things Italian has something for everyone. With great displays of Italian music, cuisine, sports, culture, and more, the festivities are sure to bring out the Italian in everyone!
Some highlights from this year’s festival include:
- Concert Night: Featuring popular Italian artist Patrizio Buanne, nicknamed “The Ambassador of Dolce Vita”, his Italian-inspired songs have entertained listeners around the world. The talented singer will be playing Centrepointe Theatre on Wednesday, June 11th.
- Ottawa River Boat Cruise and Dinner Dance: Enjoy an evening under the stars as you sail down the scenic Ottawa River while enjoying delicious Italian food. Featuring live music and dancing, this fun-filled evening takes place on Thursday, June 12th.
- Grand Finale Weekend: Italian Week goes out with a bang as a weekend-long party marks the end of the festival. Check out music, entertainment, fireworks, and a screening of the Italy vs England World Cup match. The finale takes place from Friday, June 13th, to Sunday, June 15th.
Be sure to check out the Italian Week website for additional event details!